box seat

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of box seat

1 a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)
b : a position favorable for viewing something
2 : 2box 4b

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First Known Use of box seat

1801

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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